byWilhelm von Motle, Chapman and Goyette; Back Bay Planning and Development Corporation; Boston Redevelopment Authority
...makes recommendations designed to protect and enhance the visual character of downtown Boston's Back Bay neighborhood; treats the following areas: Newbury Street and Copley Square, Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue, and the residential area bounded by Back Street, Arlington Street, the alley between Commonwealth Avenue and Newbury Street and Charlesgate East; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Architecture, Beatification, Buildings, Downtown, Boston (Mass.), Massachusetts Ave., Boston... Source: bplgovdocs
...the second annual Community and Environmental Development Report; contains the following chapters: 1) Regional Government for Massachusetts, 2) Neighborhood Government, and 3) Land Use Policy; includes the following recommended legislation: An Act to Initiate Organization of Regional Government in Massachusetts, and An Act to Authorize Certain Cities and Towns to Establish Neighborhood Service Areas to Undertake Certain Government Services; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Cities and Towns, Community Development, Government Administration, Government Organization,...
...the second annual report on housing policy and program in Massachusetts; contains the following chapters: 1) Housing Need, Housing Efort, and Housing Targets / 2) Alternative Management and Ownership Strategies for Public Housing / 3) Institute for Housing Management / 4) Conversion of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities to Municipal Agencies / 5) Abandonment / 6) Systems Building; includes statistical data on subsidized housing for each municipality in the state; also includes recommended... Topics: Cities and towns, Home ownership, Housing, Low-income housing, Public housing, Housing subsidies
...this press release dated October 6, 1964 provides information on the urban renewal plan for Boston's South End neighborhood that would save 75% of the existing residential structures; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Community development, Housing, Urban renewal, Urban renewal Source: bplgovdocs
...a draft of a statement to be given before the Boston City Council's Committee on Urban Development concerning the Park Plaza Urban Renewal Plan; argues that the city needs the project to reverse the city's economic and social decline; includes sections on "basic facts about Park Plaza", benefits, feasibility, relocation issues and urges the Council to approve the plan; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Park Plaza Urban Renewal Plan, Boston (Mass.), Relocation, Socioeconomic Conditions, Urban renewal
Printed receipt (financial record) filled out; membership application signed by Lydia Maria Child, David Lee Child, and William C. Grant Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Massachusetts Reconstruction Association, Antislavery... Source: bplscas